Found 2 collections related to Petry, Ann, 1908-1997

Russell and Volkening
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18287
146.25 linear feet (376 boxes, 1 volume, 3 folders)
Russell and Volkening is one of New York's oldest literary agencies, opened in 1940 by Diarmuid Russell and Henry Volkening. They represented some of the most noted writers in the history of American publishing, including Eudora Welty, Bernard... more
Petry, Ann, 1908-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 954
19.12 linear feet (39 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
The Ann Petry papers document the professional, social, and family life of writer Ann Petry (1908-1997). With the publication of her 1946 debut novel titled, The Street, Petry became the first US black woman author to... more